"It has become known that six Ukrainian soldiers were killed that night, while another two were wounded. The Ukrainian side gave an adequate answer that night and destroyed an [enemy] ammunition depot in the village of Styla (about 80 tonnes), as well as four cars," Chepurniy said.

According to intelligence reports that have appeared this morning, 51 wounded militants were brought to the town of Novoazovsk, while eight of them were in a very serious condition. Five officers arrived in cash transit vans.

The death toll is unknown as the bodies were immediately sent onto the territory of the Russian Federation.

An ammunition depot was also blown up in the village of Petrivske. In addition, the Ukrainian armed forces destroyed military equipment, including 51 armored engineering vehicles and three cars, near the village of Telmanove.

There was a panic among the militants and they left their positions.